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Cladrastis kentukea
Distinguishing Features: White pea-like flowers in long clusters, flattened seed pods that turn brown before leaves, alternate compound leaves
  • Type: Deciduous
  • Form at maturity: Develops a broad, rounded crown, branches are upright and spreading,with ashort main trunk.
  • Leaf: Alternate, pinnately compound leaves, 7 to 9 leaflets per leaf, leaves 8 to 12 inches long, leaflets are 2 to 3 inches long, leaflets are elliptic to ovate, terminal leaflet is the largest, leaf color is bright green, almost with a tinge of blue
  • Flower: Wisteria-like, white flowers in large, drooping, terminal panicles (10-15 inches long)
  • Bark: Smooth, light gray
  • Fruit or Seed: A flattened green pod turn brown in October, 2.5 to 4 inches long
  • Other:
Cladrastis kentukea leaf